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ABC
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
obama. the u.s. unemployment rate has fallen below 8% for the first time in nearly a full your years. >> employers added 114th thousand jobs since september. jobless rate fell to 7.8% last month and wages rose. the department also revised the numbers for july and august saying the economy at its 86,000 more jobs than first estimated. >> the jobs report is a big topic on the campaign trail. republican candidate mitt romney campaigning in battleground virginia. looks like they're getting ready to announce that he will be speaking soon at carter machinery in abingdon. president obama in virginia as well. >> scott thuman joins us from george mason university. seems like a more confident president obama than we saw during the debate scott. we would check back with him in a couple minutes. the president speaking after 11:00 this morning in virginia at george mason in fairfax. we will have a live report. >> a with abc 7, your election station. continuing coverage of the election and the latest information on our website at wjla.com. turning to a story developing in bethesda. montgomery coun
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. and they'll close loopholes for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. e have good news for consumers and the economy. credit-card fees have hit an 11- year low. the report found left -- less 3% of accounts for 30 days more overdue. consumers are saving more money workingowing less while down debt. facebook has surpassed the 1 market. mark zuckerberg made the announcement by updating his .acebook status that means one out of every world havee in the facebook. zuckerberg recently made a trip promote facebook to they're looking at ways china. >> the national group every 15 minutes is kicking off the demonstration on the dangers of drinking and driving. they say every 15 minutes injured or killed in related or distracted driving accident. crash simulation that included staged victim's and response.medical tonight at 5:00, a growing concern for new mothers. studies show the developingk of in thecancer increases childbirth and e not sure why. we will talk to a young mother breast cancer and lat
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allieies? wean't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> drivers in california dealing with record prices at the pump. aaa said the state average for a gallon of regular hit $4.65. that is the highest average since june of 2008. that is the average. in some places, drivers pay more than $5 a gallon. >> in our area, gas prices more variable. the average price in d.c. is $3.85 a gallon. that is down 4 cents from one week ago. in maryland, $3.70. >> customers have a new option to help them shop smarter. the retail giant is teaming up with american express offering free global prepaid cards. they will have no minimum balance with no fees. it is said to be an alternative to debit and checking accounts to help customers manage financing its finances. park's scientists -- >> scientists say they are developing a fuel called dilithium. that is the same name from star trek. they hope to use it to fuel the reactor that could cut the time in half free trip to mars. right now, it could take up to eight months o
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, and decide for yourself. thanks for listening. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> two bill passes middle school students suspended after a video shows competing another child on the school bus. the victim, a 12-year-old boy, said the studio brother is insulting and first and then they started throwing punches. his mother had no idea what happened until the video hit the internet then she alerted the school. >> i have been a big advocate if you nor your child is being bullied, let the school know immediately. >> the school bus driver ended up stopping the bus to break up the fight. the school system says the incident was handled appropriately. a texas mother pulls historic turning heads across the country and generating strong opinions. she was arrested, accused of letting your kids play outside without supervision. she will tell her story this afternoon on anderson. he joins us now with more on the story and what we can expect today. good to see you. >> she was put in jail for about 18 hours. one in her nei
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
was four years ago. both sides are downplaying expectations. president barack obama and republican presidential hopeful mitt romney will square off on the issues in their first side- by-side showdown of this race. >> i think the winner will be declared by the american people based on what the two candidates say and who lays out a vision for the future, some policy details. >> tonight the debate will focus on domestic issues including the economy, health care, and the role of government. the candidates are preparing and many are weighing in on what they need to do. >> i don't think mitt romney has to win this debate. he needs to show that he is presidential and compassionate. >> the president is all about his mannerisms and his style. i think he cannot come across as charitable or impatient. he has to act like he wants to be there and maybe smile a lot. >> tonight could be a critical moment. for both moment according poll, mr. obama holds a 51% to 43% lead in ohio. in virginia and florida, romney is also trailing, but the numbers are much closer. >> he's behind because this has beco
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